Recap: 2017 college men’s volleyball national, conference award winners

The annual award season for Off the Block has come and delivered plenty of hardware to some of the nation’s top players for their outstanding regular season performances.

Check out all the individuals to win the 2017 college men’s volleyball national awards presented by Off the Block and Springbak, Inc., along with all the conference award winners.

NATIONAL AWARDS

LLOY BALL AWARD (nation’s top setter)
Winner: Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State
Finalists: Christy Blough, Ohio State; Leo Durkin, BYU; Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State

BRYAN IVIE AWARD (nation’s top opposite)
Winner: Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i
Finalists: Miles Johnson, Ohio State; Ben Patch, BYU; Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i

KARCH KIRALY AWARD (nation’s top outside attacker)
Winner: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State
Finalists: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State; Jake Langlois, BYU; Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State

RYAN MILLAR AWARD (nation’s top middle attacker)
Winner: Amir Lugo-Rodriguez, Long Beach State
Finalsits: Jeff Jendryk, Loyola; Amir Lugo-Rodriguez, Long Beach State; Matt Walsh, Ball State

ERIK SHOJI AWARD (nation’s top libero)
Winner: Andrew Sato, Long Beach State
Finalists: Joshua Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart; Evan Enriques, Stanford; Andrew Sato, Long Beach State

OFF THE BLOCK/SPRINGBAK, INC. NATIONAL BLOCKER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Amir Lugo-Rodriguez, Long Beach State
Finalsits: Jeff Jendryk, Loyola; Amir Lugo-Rodriguez, Long Beach State; Matt Walsh, Ball State

OFF THE BLOCK/SPRINGBAK, INC. SERVER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State
Finalists: Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN; Michael Saeta, UC Irvine; Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State

FLYER AWARD (Division II National Player of the Year)
Winner: Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego
Finalists: Ryan Coenen, Lewis; Mitch Perinar, Lewis; Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego

INTERNATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State
Finalists: Jabarry Goodridge, NJIT; Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State; Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i

OFF THE BLOCK/SPRINGBAK, INC. FRESHMEN ALL-AMERICAN TEAM
Setter: Luke Braswell, Penn State
Opposite: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton
Outside attacker: Ryan Coenen, Lewis
Outside attacker: Michael Fisher, St. Francis
Outside attacker: Isaac Lanier, Erskine
Outside attacker: Matt Szews, Ball State
Middle attacker: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
Middle attacker: George Huhmann, Princeton
Middle attacker: Keenan Sanders, UC Santa Barbara
Middle attacker: Sam Schindler, Lindenwood
Middle attacker: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine

MPSF AWARDS

Top MPSF Honors
2017 MPSF Player of the Year:
TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State
2017 MPSF Freshman of the Year: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine
2017 MPSF Coach of the Year: Alan Knipe, Long Beach State

All-MPSF First-Team
Setter: Jennings Franciskovic, Hawai’i
Setter: Josh Tuaniga, Long Beach State
Setter: Michael Saeta, UC Irvine
Opposite: Kyle Ensing, Long Beach state
Opposite: Stijn van Tilburg, Hawai’i
Outside attacker: Jake Arnitz, UCLA
Outside attacker: TJ DeFalco, Long Beach State
Outside attacker: Tamir Hershko, UC Irvine
Outside attacker: Jake Langlois, BYU
Outside attacker: David Wieczorek, Pepperdine
Outside attacker: Lucas Yoder, USC
Middle attacker: Mitch Stahl, UCLA

All-MPSF Second-Team
Opposite: Arvis Greene, CSUN
Opposite: Tanner Syftestad, UC San Diego
Outside attacker: Thomas Hodges, UC Irvine
Outside attacker: Brenden Sander, BYU
Middle attacker: Andy Benesh, USC
Middle attacker: Price Jarman, BYU
Middle attacker: Amir Lugo-Rodriguez, Long Beach State
Middle attacker: Hendrik Mol, Hawai’i
Middle attacker: Kevin Rakestraw, Stanford
Middle attacker: Bryce Yould, Long Beach State
Libero: Andrew Sato, Long Beach State
Libero: Larry Tuileta, Hawai’i

MPSF All-Freshman Team
Setter: Paul Bischoff, Stanford
Opposite: Rado Parapunov, Hawai’i
Outside attacker: Noah Dyer, Pepperdine
Middle attacker: Patrick Gasman, Hawai’i
Middle attacker: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
Middle attacker: Keenan Sanders, UC Santa Barbara
Middle attacker: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine

All-MPSF honorable metions
Setter: Leo Durkin, BYU
Setter: Micah Ma’a, UCLA
Opposite: Ben Patch, BYU
Outside attacker: Jacob Delson, UC Santa Barbara
Outside attacker: Jordan Ewert, Stanford
Outside attacker: Kupono Fey, Hawai’i
Outside attacker: JT Hatch, UCLA
Outside attacker: Dimitar Kalchev, CSUN
Middle attacker: Daenan Gyimah, UCLA
Middle attacker: Scott Stadick, UC Irvine
Libero: Evan Enriques, Stanford
Libero: Dillon Hoffman, UC Irvine

MIVA AWARDS

Top MIVA Honors
2017 MIVA Player of the Year: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State
2017 MIVA Co-Freshman of the Year: Ryan Coenen, Lewis; Matt Szews, Ball State
2017 MIVA Coach of the Year: Pete Hanson, Ohio state

All-MIVA First Team
Setter: Christy Blough, Ohio State
Setter: Matt Yoshimoto, Lewis
Opposite: Miles Johnson, Ohio State
Opposite: Mitch Perinar, Lewis
Outside attacker: Ryan Coenen, Lewis
Outside attacker: Nicolas Szerszen, Ohio State
Outside attacker: Matt Szews, Ball State.
Middle attacker: Jeff Jendryk, Loyola
Middle attacker: Matt Walsh, Ball State
Libero: Michael Simmons, Lewis

All-MIVA Second Team
Setter: Connor Gross, Ball State
Opposite: Ben Plaisted, Loyola
Opposite: Maalik Walker, McKendree
Outside attacker: Collin Mahan, Loyola
Outside attacker: Cullen Mosher, Grand Canyon
Middle attacker: Driss Guessous, Ohio State
Middle attacker: Jarrod Kelso, Quincy
Middle attacker: Wyatt Patterson, McKendree
Middle attacker: Drake Silbernagel, Grand Canyon
Libero: Gabriel Domecus, Ohio State

MIVA All-Freshmen Team
Setter: Ian Cowen, Loyola
Outside attacker: Kyle Bugee, Lewis
Outside attacker: Ryan Coenen, Lewis
Outside attacker: Matt Szews, Ball State
Outside attacker: Pelegrin Vargas, Fort Wayne
Middle attacker: Sam Schindler, Lindenwood
Libero: Nick Lavanchy, Ball State

EIVA AWARDS

Top EIVA Honors
Uvaldo Acosta Memorial 2017 EIVA Player of the Year:
Jabarry Goodridge, NJIT
2017 EIVA Newcomer of the Year: George Huhmann, Princeton
Bob Sweeney 2017 EIVA Coach of the Year: Greg Walker, Sacred Heart

First-Team All-EIVA
Setter: Daniel Ford, St. Francis
Oppoiste: Jeff Hogan, St. Francis
Opposite: Calvin Mende, Penn State
Opposite: Jack Wilson, George Mason
Outside attacker: Christopher DeLucie, Sacred Heart
Outside attacker: Jabarry Goodridge, NJIT
Outside attacker: Chris Nugent, Penn State
Middle attacker: George Huhmann, Princeton
Middle attacker: Junior Oboh, Princeton
Libero: Josh Ayzenberg, Sacred Heart

Second-Team All-EIVA
Setter: Marko Kostich, Harvard
Setter: Eduardo Zardo, Sacred Heart
Opposite: Parker Dixon, Princeton
Outside attacker: Aidan Albrecht, Penn State
Outside attacker: Stephen Braswell, St. Francis
Outside attacker: Michael Fisher, St. Francis
Outside attacker: Casey White, Harvard
Middle attacker: Luke Robbe, NJIT
Libero: Johnny Gomez, George Mason
Libero: Gabe Woffindin, St. Francis

CONFCAROLINAS AWARDS

Top ConfCarolinas Honors
2017 ConfCarolinas Player of the Year: Jeff Sprayberry, King
2017 ConfCarolinas Defensive Player of the Year: Josh Donahue, Mount Olive
2017 ConfCarolinas Freshman of the Year: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton
2017 ConfCarolinas Coach Player of the Year: Ryan Booher, King

First-Team All-ConfCarolinas
Setter: Federico Pagliara, Barton
Opposite: Robert Poole, Mount Olive
Opposite: Angelos Mandilaris, Barton
Outside attacker: Aleksa Brkovic, Barton
Outside attacker: Vasilas Mandilaris, Barton
Outside attacker: Jeff Sprayberry, King
Libero: Josh Donahue, Mount Olive

Second-Team All-ConfCarolinas
Setter: Nick Drooker, King
Outside attacker: Bruno Kretzschmar, Limestone
Outside attacker: Bret Rutledge, Mount Olive
Middle attacker: Dylan Lavner, Limestone
Middle attacker: Matthew McManaway, North Greenville
Middle attacker: Jon Wheaton, King
Libero: Keenan Freitas, Lees-McRae

Third-Team All-ConfCarolinas
Setter: Jeff Yasalonis, Mount Olive
Outside attacker: Evan Blair, Pfeifer
Outside attacker: Eddie Moushikhian, King
Outside attacker: John Sobel, Lees-McRae
Middle attacker: Justice Lord, Barton
Middle attacker: Alex Palmatier, Mount Olive
Libero: Jimmy Nuckolls, King

INDEPENDENT TEAM AWARDS

Top Independent Honors
2017 IVA Player of the Year:
Myles Miller, Alderson Broaddus

2017 All-IVA Team
Opposite: Joao Victor Santos, Coker
Opposite: Evan Cory, Lincoln Memorial
Outside attacker: Obenda Besongngem, Alderson Broaddus
Outside attacker: Josh Riblett, Lincoln Memorial
Middle attacker: Pedro Carvalho, Lincoln Memorial
Middle attacker: Myles Miller, Alderson Broaddus